Monday 5th September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Polzeath – report of Bulwer’s Petrel was erroneous. Also Balearic Shearwater (9), Pom Skua (6), Sooty Shearwater (49), Storm Petrel (9), Arctic Skua (12), Manx Shearwater (1000+), Arctic Tern (16+) and Little Tern

St Just*BLACK KITE* flew over Joppa this afternoon, then flew over Chapel Carn Brea late afternoon. Great Shearwater past Cape Cornwall between 0840-1210hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater (6), Sooty Shearwater (56), Manx Shearwater (5000+), Great Skua (5) and Arctic Skua (2)

Drift – PECTORAL SANDPIPER again at Drift reservoir in NW arm from hide. Also Spotted Redshank (juv), Garganey (5) and Knot

DavidstowLittle Stint and Curlew Sandpiper (5) on airfield this morning

FalmouthSpotted Redshank at Devoran today. Also Dunlin at Argal Reservoir (Thanks D.Chaney)

Porthgwarra Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (6), Manx Shearwater (82), Arctic Skua, Great Skua (2) and Storm Petrel (10) past Gwennap Head

SennenBalearic Shearwater and Great Shearwater flew past Sennen Cove

PendeenGreat Shearwater (3), Balearic Shearwater (10), Sooty Shearwater (180+), Manx Shearwater, Little Tern (2) and Arctic Skua (7) past Pendeen watch by 1330hrs

StithiansGreen Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Whimbrel and Wheatear at Stithians reservoir from Golden Lion Cut Off (Thanks J. St Ledger). Also Wood Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper (3) and Hobby (juv)

Bodmin MoorCurlew Sandpiper (4) and Whinchat at Siblyback at 0900hrs

St KewOsprey at St Kew flew over Golf club at c1700hrs

GwithianCurlew Sandpiper at St Gothian Sands LNR

no sign of Pec Sandpiper on Hayle estuary RSPB but Curlew Sandpiper (4) and Little Stint (3)

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